Nuts are not just good to eat, they are also beautiful and useful to create! Here we have selected many original ideas for recycling walnut shells and transforming them into new objects and accessories. Let yourself be inspired!

Pin cushion with walnut shells

Are your pins scattered all over the sewing box? Can’t find the needles or are you afraid of losing them? With a few simple steps and some walnut shells you can create pin cushions that will be right for you!


Miniature snow houses

Are you decorating your house for Christmas? Do you want a slightly different idea to fill a corner of your nativity scene? Let’s build snow-covered houses with walnuts together!


Hot air balloons with walnuts

An activity requiring a fair bit of patience, but which will give you lots of satisfaction and is sure to be loved by children: hot air balloons made with walnuts!


A Christmas centrepiece

Ready to decorate the Christmas table? Have you already thought of your centrepiece?

If not, you can create one with just a few items, all easy to find!


Mushrooms with walnut shells

This is a really easy activity that can also be done with children, either at home or at schoolmums, teachers, are you listening?

Here are the instructions to create a jar of mushrooms made with walnut shells.


Bird feeders with walnut shells

Especially during the coldest months, birds often struggle to find food.

Using walnut shells and other small items, we can build small feeders to offer food to wild birds.


The Easter tree

Yes, you read that right… there is also an Easter tree!

Traditional Easter decoration from northern Europe, it is usually composed of twigs adorned with colourful spring symbols,


The advent calendar

Let’s prepare a very original advent calendar for next Christmas!

Don’t worry, it’s really easy and affordable!


The woodpecker

A couple of walnuts are enough to create together with your kids a sound toy: the woodpecker!


Exfoliating soap bars with walnut shells

Do you love DIY cosmetic products?

Making exfoliating soap bars with walnut shells is very easy and takes less time than you would imagine!


Fresheners for drawers and wardrobes

Are you tired of perfumed sachets for drawers which often have a strong, pungent perfume?

Would you like to try your hand at making some attractive items which can be used to freshen your wardrobe?


Christmas wreath with walnuts

When Christmas approaches, the desire arises to make something original by hand which you can use to decorate your home or table during the festive period.


Sleeping mice

What’s the betting that with this idea your kids will start liking nuts?

Set aside lots of walnuts and hazelnuts…and let’s make sleeping mice!


Carnivorous plants with walnut shells

Walnut shells can easily be transformed in a thousand different ways, creating original and imaginative objects.

If your favourite hobby is DIY and you like to build many little things to decorate your home, this project is right for you!


An unusual heat-resistant mat

Walnut shells, they are resistant and woody, what could you do with this material that we would normally throw away? Got it: a nice heat-resistant mat!


A mini walnut tree

Sometimes there isn’t enough room to have a proper Xmas tree…but don’t worry! We have a simple, but original suggestion to create a mini tree using walnuts!


Vampires and owls

The arrival of autumn heralds the beginning of the walnut period! Here is a suggestion for creating cute figures for children made from walnuts.


Wind chimes: the sound of walnuts

How relaxing it is to be in the open air listening to wind chimes

If you want to make one to hang on your terrace or in your garden, you just need to follow a few simple steps.


Decorate Christmas with walnuts

Do you want to upgrade your Christmas tree but the usual items in the shops don’t really do it?

With a bit of patience and creativity, we have an idea for original, eye-catching decorations with walnuts!


A frame decorated with walnuts

How many times do we have to get a gift for someone, but we are short of ideas?

With a pinch of imagination and a bit of manual skill, you can easily create a custom frame using simple walnut shells.